The Working Flank can be a difficult skill to install on some dogs. Obi is the kind of dog who really pushes into the handler. He’s got all kinds of drive for the disc but he has no idea how to make it happen yet other than pressuring the handler. The video below shows you […]
Getting a fresh new sequence is totally the goal of a Flash Jam, but it’s not the only goal, it might not even be the important one. Many jams whipped up by our site or your cards are not going to be keepers. There are going to be a lot of lame sequences that get generated by […]
RustGrizzy and DirtyErn work on a new sequence using cookies in a distraction filled environment using the Art of Linking Tricks and a FlashJam created here on site. Handling a Distracted Dog Rust is pretty distracted here. There is something in the air, for sure. In the background the community garden is in full effect, something […]
A serious bout of Cabin Fever forced the PVybe Pack to bug out from NY to Florida, Epic & Prima land on Myrtle Beach and do some jamming. Epic is wearing the Dog Pro by Dog Collar Cam and does a fine job as both cameraman and talent.
This is an excerpt from my recent book, the Art of K9Disc. Choosing the spot where the dog will land is great for helping him learn how to leap well. Localized Landing is a skill that helps a dog leap more thoughtfully by making the landing an important variable and integral part of the plan. EQUIPMENT […]
Trick to the Trick: Prompt Switch The prompt switch is a technique used for changing a cue from one signal to another. To employ a prompt switch, the handler simply puts the new or weak cue in front of the strong or established cue. To change the verbal cue for the sit behavior from “Sit” […]
Tomorrow I will be going to the printer to pick up a couple hundred copies of the Art of K9Disc. Are you kidding me? Pretty exciting! What’s Next? This weekend we will be assembling the packages for people who pre-ordered. I’ll be breaking down the prototypes and assembling little bits of the production process for each […]